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Object Number:29-223-79
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Manufacture Location: France
Date Made: circa 1789
Early Date: 1789
Late Date: 1814
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Male Portrait
Revolution
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:5.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maxwell Sommerville, 1901

Description

OBV: profile (male) of King Louis xvi of France and inscription: Louis xvi Roi des Francois Ville de Paris REV: female figure leaning on post, holding staff, standing surrounded by revolutionary paraphernalia; inscription: Etablissement de la Mairie de Paris J. Silvain Bailly Premier Maire Elu le 15 Juillet 1789.w

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